Deuteronomy 32:6
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New International Version
Is this the way you repay the LORD, you foolish and unwise people? Is he not your Father, your Creator, who made you and formed you?

New Living Translation
Is this the way you repay the LORD, you foolish and senseless people? Isn't he your Father who created you? Has he not made you and established you?

English Standard Version
Do you thus repay the LORD, you foolish and senseless people? Is not he your father, who created you, who made you and established you?

New American Standard Bible
"Do you thus repay the LORD, O foolish and unwise people? Is not He your Father who has bought you? He has made you and established you.

King James Bible
Do ye thus requite the LORD, O foolish people and unwise? is not he thy father that hath bought thee? hath he not made thee, and established thee?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Is this how you repay the LORD, you foolish and senseless people? Isn't He your Father and Creator? Didn't He make you and sustain you?

International Standard Version
This is not the way to repay the LORD, is it, you foolish and witless people? Is he not your father, who bought you, formed you, and established you?

NET Bible
Is this how you repay the LORD, you foolish, unwise people? Is he not your father, your creator? He has made you and established you.

New Heart English Bible
Do you thus requite the LORD, foolish people and unwise? Isn't he your father who has bought you? He has made you, and established you.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Is this how you repay the LORD, you foolish and silly people? Isn't he your Father and Owner, who made you and formed you?

JPS Tanakh 1917
Do ye thus requite the LORD, O foolish people and unwise? Is not He thy father that hath gotten thee? Hath He not made thee, and established thee?

New American Standard 1977
“Do you thus repay the LORD,
            O foolish and unwise people?
            Is not He your Father who has bought you?
            He has made you and established you.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Do ye thus repay the LORD, O foolish and unwise people? Is he not thy father that has possessed thee? He made thee and established thee.

King James 2000 Bible
Do you thus repay the LORD, O foolish people and unwise? is not he your father that has bought you? has he not made you, and established you?

American King James Version
Do you thus requite the LORD, O foolish people and unwise? is not he your father that has bought you? has he not made you, and established you?

American Standard Version
Do ye thus requite Jehovah, O foolish people and unwise? Is not he thy father that hath bought thee? He hath made thee, and established thee.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Is this the return thou makest to the Lord, O foolish and senseless people? Is not he thy father, that hath possessed thee, and made thee, and created thee?

Darby Bible Translation
Do ye thus requite Jehovah, Foolish and unwise people? Is not he thy father that hath bought thee? Hath he not made thee and established thee?

English Revised Version
Do ye thus requite the LORD, O foolish people and unwise? Is not he thy father that hath bought thee? He hath made thee, and established thee.

Webster's Bible Translation
Do ye thus requite the LORD, O foolish people and unwise? is not he thy father that hath bought thee? hath he not made thee, and established thee?

World English Bible
Do you thus requite Yahweh, foolish people and unwise? Isn't he your father who has bought you? He has made you, and established you.

Young's Literal Translation
To Jehovah do ye act thus, O people foolish and not wise? Is not He thy father -- thy possessor? He made thee, and doth establish thee.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
32:3-6 He is a Rock. This is the first time God is called so in Scripture. The expression denotes that the Divine power, faithfulness, and love, as revealed in Christ and the gospel, form a foundation which cannot be changed or moved, on which we may build our hopes of happiness. And under his protection we may find refuge from all our enemies, and in all our troubles; as the rocks in those countries sheltered from the burning rays of the sun, and from tempests, or were fortresses from the enemy. His work is perfect: that of redemption and salvation, in which there is a display of all the Divine perfection, complete in all its parts. All God's dealings with his creatures are regulated by wisdom which cannot err, and perfect justice. He is indeed just and right; he takes care that none shall lose by him. A high charge is exhibited against Israel. Even God's children have their spots, while in this imperfect state; for if we say we have no sin, no spot, we deceive ourselves. But the sin of Israel was not habitual, notorious, unrepented sin; which is a certain mark of the children of Satan. They were fools to forsake their mercies for lying vanities. All wilful sinners, especially sinners in Israel, are unwise and ungrateful.
Study Bible
The Song of Moses
5"They have acted corruptly toward Him, They are not His children, because of their defect; But are a perverse and crooked generation. 6"Do you thus repay the LORD, O foolish and unwise people? Is not He your Father who has bought you? He has made you and established you. 7"Remember the days of old, Consider the years of all generations. Ask your father, and he will inform you, Your elders, and they will tell you.…
Cross References
John 8:41
You are doing the works of your father." "We are not illegitimate children," they answered. "Our only Father is God Himself."

Deuteronomy 1:31
and in the wilderness where you saw how the LORD your God carried you, just as a man carries his son, in all the way which you have walked until you came to this place.'

Deuteronomy 32:15
"But Jeshurun grew fat and kicked-- You are grown fat, thick, and sleek-- Then he forsook God who made him, And scorned the Rock of his salvation.

Deuteronomy 32:28
"For they are a nation lacking in counsel, And there is no understanding in them.

2 Samuel 7:24
"For You have established for Yourself Your people Israel as Your own people forever, and You, O LORD, have become their God.

Psalm 74:2
Remember Your congregation, which You have purchased of old, Which You have redeemed to be the tribe of Your inheritance; And this Mount Zion, where You have dwelt.

Psalm 74:18
Remember this, O LORD, that the enemy has reviled, And a foolish people has spurned Your name.

Psalm 116:12
What shall I render to the LORD For all His benefits toward me?

Isaiah 63:16
For You are our Father, though Abraham does not know us And Israel does not recognize us. You, O LORD, are our Father, Our Redeemer from of old is Your name.

Hosea 13:13
The pains of childbirth come upon him; He is not a wise son, For it is not the time that he should delay at the opening of the womb.
Treasury of Scripture

Do you thus requite the LORD, O foolish people and unwise? is not he your father that has bought you? has he not made you, and established you?

requite

Deuteronomy 32:18 Of the Rock that begat you you are unmindful, and have forgotten …

Isaiah 1:2 Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth: for the LORD has spoken, …

2 Corinthians 5:14,15 For the love of Christ constrains us; because we thus judge, that …

Titus 2:11-14 For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men…

O foolish

Psalm 74:18 Remember this, that the enemy has reproached, O LORD, and that the …

Jeremiah 4:22 For my people is foolish, they have not known me; they are silly …

Jeremiah 5:21 Hear now this, O foolish people, and without understanding; which …

Galatians 3:1-3 O foolish Galatians, who has bewitched you, that you should not obey …

thy father

Exodus 4:22 And you shall say to Pharaoh, Thus said the LORD, Israel is my son, …

Isaiah 63:16 Doubtless you are our father, though Abraham be ignorant of us, and …

Luke 15:18-20 I will arise and go to my father, and will say to him, Father, I …

John 8:41 You do the deeds of your father. Then said they to him, We be not …

Romans 8:15 For you have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but …

Galatians 3:26 For you are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus.

Galatians 4:6 And because you are sons, God has sent forth the Spirit of his Son …

1 John 3:1 Behold, what manner of love the Father has bestowed on us, that we …

hath brought

Exodus 15:16 Fear and dread shall fall on them; by the greatness of your arm they …

Psalm 74:2 Remember your congregation, which you have purchased of old; the …

Isaiah 43:3,4 For I am the LORD your God, the Holy One of Israel, your Savior: …

Acts 20:28 Take heed therefore to yourselves, and to all the flock, over the …

1 Corinthians 6:20 For you are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, …

2 Peter 2:1 But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there …

made thee

Job 10:8 Your hands have made me and fashioned me together round about; yet …

Psalm 95:6 O come, let us worship and bow down: let us kneel before the LORD our maker.

Psalm 100:3 Know you that the LORD he is God: it is he that has made us, and …

Psalm 149:2 Let Israel rejoice in him that made him: let the children of Zion …

Isaiah 27:11 When the boughs thereof are withered, they shall be broken off: the …

Isaiah 43:7 Even every one that is called by my name: for I have created him …

Isaiah 44:2 Thus said the LORD that made you, and formed you from the womb, which …

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